Riding Technique – Advanced Braking

While in the air you want to prepare yourself for the braking by putting your finger/s onto the brake lever and getting ready to begin slowing down as soon as you land. Here I am landing on the top of the down slope which soaks up quite a bit of speed and helps with the breaking.

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How To Change Fork Seals on an Yamaha KYB Fork

Changing Fork Seals and Oil With EDM Shop Girl Lindy This service is performed on a 2004 KYB fork from a YZ250. Please refer to your service manual for details for your specific make and model.To perform this service you will need some special TOOLS but it is a fairly easy task and can be successfully completed by almost anyone with reasonable mechanical experience. Just take your time, refer to…

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How To Build a Motorcycle Wheel

Building a Motorcycle Wheel With EDM Shop Girl Sara Sponsored by Warp9 Wheels For many riders, wheel building is likely the last thing they think of when a bike related project comes to mind. In most cases, if we are going to do a service that is more than just a basic oil change and filter cleaning it will be a top end rebuild or fork oil change. If the…

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How To Install Cams on a Modern 4-Stroke Motorcycle

Today’s modern 4-stroke motors produce heaps of usable power. Most riders can get by using the engine as it comes from the factory in stock form. But what if you are a woods rider looking for more low end power or perhaps you ride MX or you are a desert rider and want more top end and over-rev. How can you fine tune your motor to suit the type of…

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Riding Technique – Ruts in Corners by Paul Aschmann

Click on image to view complete article For most riders rutted corners are their worst nightmare. But, when executed properly they can actually make corners easier to ride and decrease your lap times substantially. Although they look menacing and can often beĀ  a nightmare to go through, rutted corners can actually be quite enjoyable.

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Riding Technique – Off Camber Corners by Tom Kraft

Click on image to view complete article Off cambers turns can be really tricky, especially when the ground is really muddy or very dry and dusty. As with any obstacle, preparation is key and practice makes perfect. A crucial aspect to off-cambers is line selection, 90% of the time the corner will have 2 lines, a very tight inside line and a berm or slingshot line around the outside. Watch…

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